More States Consider Multiple Measures for College Readiness
2/12/2015 10:09 AM
Increasingly, states are allowing high schools to move away from traditional course seat-time requirements for graduation and allowing competency-based assessments, grade point average, class rank, and course rigor as measures to show students are ready for college.
A new report released Feb. 10 from the Denver-based Education Commission of the States reviewed how states are letting districts use some flexibility in how students demonstrate proficiency using multiple measures to gauge college readiness. The goal of these policies is to ease the transition from high school to college and get more students to pursue post-secondary education. READ MORE...